Yellow chicken adobo, a dish from the Philippines, with turmeric and charred coconut. Photo: Conde Nast via Getty Images Yellow chicken adobo, a dish from the Philippines, with turmeric and charred coconut. Photo: Conde Nast via Getty Images
Yellow chicken adobo, a dish from the Philippines, with turmeric and charred coconut. Photo: Conde Nast via Getty Images

Philippine government moves to standardise recipe for adobo, prompting backlash over national dish

  • Filipinos said the government should not interfere with how Filipinos cook adobo and other local dishes
  • Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said the move was aimed at promoting Filipino food abroad, not making the recipe mandatory for people

Topic |   The Philippines
Yellow chicken adobo, a dish from the Philippines, with turmeric and charred coconut. Photo: Conde Nast via Getty Images Yellow chicken adobo, a dish from the Philippines, with turmeric and charred coconut. Photo: Conde Nast via Getty Images
Yellow chicken adobo, a dish from the Philippines, with turmeric and charred coconut. Photo: Conde Nast via Getty Images
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